Fall 2012 Readings in the European Tradition I
European Studies, as EUST-121
Formerly listed as: EUST-21
Course (Guest Accessible) Faculty Robert Doran (Section 01) Description
Topics in the past have included readings and discussion of a series of related texts from Homer and Genesis to Dante: Homer’s
Iliad, selected Greek tragedies, Virgil’s Aeneid, selections from the Bible, and from medieval texts. The theme this year will be "The Journey." Three class hours per week.
Open not only to European Studies majors but also to any student interested in the intellectual and literary development of the West, from antiquity through the Middle Ages. Required of European Studies majors.
Fall semester. Professor Doran.
Cost: None ? Course times and locations EUST 121 - L/D Section 01 M 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM CHAP 201 W 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM CHAP 201 F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM CHAP 201 Textbooks
Below are the textbooks used in this course, along with pricing information and availability at local bookstores. The price range shown is based upon queries to multiple online booksellers; roll your mouse over the price field to see detailed pricing information.
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ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
9780061244186 The Odyssey of Homer Harper Perennial Modern Classics Richmond Lattimore, Amherst Books $14.99
9780140440928 Sir Gawain and the green knight Penguin, 1964. translated with an introduction by Brian Stone Amherst Books $10.00
9780140449273 The symposium London ; Penguin Books, c1999. Plato; translated with an introduction and notes by Christopher Gill Amherst Books $9.00
9780199537822 Confessions Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008. Saint Augustine; translated by Henry Chadwick Amherst Books $7.95
9780226307923 Sophocles Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1991- translated and with an introduction by David Grene Amherst Books $12.00
9780226323985 The Gilgamesh epic and old testament parallels Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1949. Alexander Heidel Amherst Books $20.00
9780553210415 The Aeneid of Virgil Toronto ; Bantam Books, c1971. a verse translation by Allen Mandelbaum Amherst Books $5.95
9780553212044 Paradiso Bantam Classics DANTE Amherst Books $6.95
9780553213393 The divine comedy of Dante Alighieri New York, NY : Bantam Books, 1982, c1981. a verse translation with an introduction by Allen Mandelbaum; notes by Allen Mandelbaum and Gabriel Marruzzo with Laury Magnus; drawings by Barry Moser Amherst Books $6.95
9780553213447 The divine comedy of Dante Alighieri New York : Bantam Books, 1984, c1982. a verse translation with an introduction by Allen Mandelbaum; notes by Laury Magnus... [et al.]; drawings by Barry Moser Amherst Books $6.95
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